Rehabilitation psychology is the scientific study of psychological issues related to disability and chronic illness. It focuses on how people with disabilities can maximize their quality of life and live as independently as possible. Rehabilitation psychologists work with individuals who have a wide range of disabilities, including physical, cognitive, developmental, and mental health disorders. They also work with family members, caregivers, and other professionals to provide comprehensive care. This series will introduce you to the field of rehabilitation psychology and provide an overview of the work that rehabilitation mental health professionals do.